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Recovery time gall bladder removed

A female asked:
Dr. John Fung
General Surgery 39 years experience
While : While the general rule of thumb is 6 weeks, it can be shorter if it was done laparoscopically, if you are in otherwise good health and was relatively ... Read More
Dr. J. C. DiGiacomo
General Surgery 35 years experience
Considering : Considering you haven't provided any details about your surgery, open or laparoscopic, etc, the safest answer to provide is 6 weeks. Strenuous activi... Read More
Dr. Peter Lydon
General Surgery 39 years experience
At : At two weeks after uncomplicated gallbladder surgery, your physical activity should not be limited. As long as you are comfortable, you can play racqu... Read More

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 45 years experience
Depends on your: Symptoms. If you have no or minimal pain, then you can wait. Conversely, if you have severe pain, you should have surgery. These days it is laparos... Read More
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Dr. Mark Kuhnke
General Surgery 40 years experience
Not usual: I wouldn't expect you to have bloody urine after a lap GB removal. IF you were catheterized prior to surgery (not my routine) there may have been uret... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
General Surgery 34 years experience
Common: The gb is attached to the liver which sits next to the diaphragm. Inflammation in this area is common after gb surgery. Irritation of the diaphragm ca... Read More
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Dr. Rick Botelho
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Painless gallstones: I assume that your ultrasound showed gall stones without evidence of imflammation of your gall bladder. Sometimes, gall stones cause no symptoms. Remo... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Earle
General Surgery 31 years experience
More info: If the pain is around the hernia repair site, it could be a recurrent hernia. Best to see your surgeon for a follow up exam. Hope this helps!
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Dr. Mark Hoepfner
General Surgery 39 years experience
Unrelated: Kidney stone and gallstones would entirely be unrelated, and the kidney stone would not be related to your surgery. You may still be healing and havin... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Earle
General Surgery 31 years experience
Fissure?: It could be an anal fissure, which tends to be very painful with bowel movements. May also be a skin problem due to chronic diarrhea. Sounds like you ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
General Surgery 39 years experience
May be: Something else such as gastritis, reflux esophagitis, stomach ulcer, etc. See your doctor for an evaluation.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Pack
General Surgery 31 years experience
Loose Stools are a: potential problem after gallbladder removal. Many people do not notice any change. A small number of people may notice loose stools after surgery . Th... Read More

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